Island not 'muddling' on data protection laws

Policy and Reform Minister defends approach in Keys

The Policy and Reform Minister has dismissed suggestions made by one MHK that the Island is 'muddling through' on new data protection legislation.

Speaking in the House of Keys this morning (6 Feb) Ramsey member Lawrie Hooper questioned Chris Thomas over the handling and management of data.

It came before consideration of the Data Protection Bill, which passed unanimously on both its first and second reading after being fastracked by Mr Thomas.

The Policy and Reform Minister said government's approach involved paying close attention to developments off-Island:





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